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The latest news about surfing, Groundswell, and the issues that Groundswell features.

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GROUNDSWELL does another lap of southern BC!

With a decision on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project due in weeks, now is a critical time to rally for our coast…

Movies for an oil-free coast

Raincoast Films tour Northern BC

Raincoast films are travelling around the province. Check them out. Kitimat, Terrace, Prince George, Kamloops, and Abbottsford…

A large barrel wave off the coast of British Columbia

Groundswell at the University of Victoria once again!

Groundswell is screening at the University of Victoria this Friday, March 15th. The film will be followed by a panel discussion including Geography and ES scholars and a leader from the Heiltsuk Nation…

Peter Devries surfs the Great Bear Rainforest

Groundswell: a surf movie with a message

Pique News Magazine – Alyssa Noel
Chris Darimont, a research scientist with the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, took top-name surfers on a trip up B.C.’s coast…

Groundswell poster-web

Global TV features Groundswell

Raincoast’s Dr. Chris Darimont -scientist and local surfer- has found an entertaining way to add his voice of opposition to the Northern Gateway pipeline…

Groundswell poster-web

A “Groundswell” of talks for the Great Bear Rainforest

By Rick Buckman Coe at the Huffington Post
The band and I have been showing a short documentary at all of our shows called Groundswell — it was created by Chris Malloy and Raincoast and is about the Great Bear Rainforest…

Top Canadian surfer Peter Devries rides the waves of the Great Bear Rainforest to bring attention to the damage that an oil spill could bring to the ecosystem.  Photo credit Dean Azim

Groundswell takes a surfing safari to the Great Bear Rainforest

The Georgia Straight, By Martin Dunphy
When Raincoast put together a coastal expedition to showcase its irreplaceable wilderness, it wanted to present things differently than the usual environmental documentary…

A Trip South: On the road of wisdom

Juneau Empire
This is an amazing story of a group from Juno Alaska who the Groundswell crew met at our Ventura Film Premiere. This courageous group has embarked on a journey from Alaska to Argentina…

Photo: Dogwood Initiative

Can Idle No More Save the Great Bear Rainforest?

Outside Online by Adventure Ethics
While links between Idle No More and Northern Gateway protests are informal, they’re part of a wider reaction to an increasingly conservative government..